2019 Judging Panel

Bruce Nahin

Bruce has a long history in the Hollywood industry, having worked on countless projects as a producer, associate producer, business affairs manager and more. 
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Megan Riakos

Megan is the writer/director of the mystery thriller, Crushed, as well as the president of Women in Film & TV Australia. 

Troy Latto

 Troy is a writer / producer, having worked on the award winning short films Lake of Fire, The Brotherhood & The Voice in the Wilderness, among others.

Jennifer Friend

An experienced Script Supervisor & Producer, Jennifer is also one of the co-directors of the festival!

Brian Hennings

An award-winning filmmaker, specialising in screenwriting, Brian brings his expertise to judging the narrative films in our festival. 


Aaron Kamp

Aaron is an award-winning filmmaker & the founder of the Australian Inspirational Film Festival. While not being an official judge, Aaron watches the films & serves as the tie-breaking vote if the judges cannot reach a final decision.


*DISCLAIMER: If any of the judges had a conflict of interest with any of the films (eg - they were involved with a film), they were excluded from judging that film. 

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